Australian Bureau of Statistics
1301.0 - Year Book Australia, 2006
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 20/01/2006
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AUSTRALIAN RESIDENT DEPARTURES
The 4.4 million short-term resident departures from Australia in the year ended December 2004 is the highest number of resident departures ever recorded for a calendar year. In 2003 there were 3.4 million resident departures.
The top destinations for Australian residents departing short-term during 2004 were New Zealand (815,800 departures), the United States of America (376,000), the United Kingdom (375,100), Indonesia (335,200) and Thailand (188,000) (table 21.10).
Between 2003 and 2004 the number of short-term resident departures increased by 80% to Indonesia; 59% to China; 47% to Thailand; and 43% to Malaysia.
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